Peter Barker is a Perth based artist who studied the techniques of classical realism in Florence (Italy).

After continuing  his studies as an assistant to the master Norwegian figurative painter Odd Nerdrum, Peter combines these acquired techniques with his own unique vision specializing in Portraits, Still life and landscapes subject matter.
Peter Barker’s work can be found in the Kerry Stokes collection as well as many private collections around the world. He has exhibited extensively and been a finalist in numerous prestigious awards such as the Perth Black Swan, Mandorla and A.M.E. Bale travelling scholarship.

Landscape Exhibition

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Upcoming Landscape Exhibition – I am involved in a new group Landscape exhibition with like minded realist painters – and your invited. As part of my art practice and study I paint small... READ MORE

New Charcoal Commission

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A photograph of a new charcoal commission recently acquired from a Perth Art collector, hanging on location. I love it with the still life in front and a really beautiful welcoming to any... READ MORE

Jacksons glazing demo 7th April 2018

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I am a holding a demonstration on oil glazing techniques at Jacksons Art Supplies ( Subiaco) if you are interested please call Jacksons Subiaco to RSVP so they can organise seating. Cost is free... READ MORE